Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Harpursville High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Hornets lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Christa Griffin
Christa Griffin Class of 1994
Air Force, 10 Years
Did over 10 yrs of honorable service!
Constance Collier
Constance Collier Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in Viet Nam Now employed by the Veterans Administration
Dan Peck
Dan Peck Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Served 2 years in Vietnam and retired in 1984 as Lieutenant Colonel. Purple Heart recipient.
David S. Ross
David S. Ross Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years
Drafted, after training assigned to 101st Airborne Division. Mortally wounded in the battle for Hamburger Hill. Died on the hospital ship Hope.
Delos H. Kelly
Delos H. Kelly Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years
US Army Security Agency
Joel DeLand
Joel DeLand Class of 1998
Army, 5 Years
Staff Sergeant in the US Army, Infantry. 15 month deployment to Iraq SEP 07- NOV 08 and 12 month to Afghanistan Jan 10-Dec 10. Awards include Combat Infantryman's Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, and parachutist Badge as well as numerous medals from both deployment and garrison. Has served as a rifleman, grenadier, team leader, squad leader, weapons squad leader, and platoon sergeant.
Kermit Johnson
Kermit Johnson Class of 1959
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Enlisted in August 1960, advanced through the ranks to First Class PO, graduated from OSC in Jan. 1966. Served on a Polar Ice Breaker in the Artic and Antarctic as an assistant engineer, and on a High Endurance Cutter as Chief Engineer. Served in Marine Inspection offices in Seattle, Baltimore and Honolulu. Last duty station was in Japan, first as an independent inspector, then as the XO of the Kobe, Japan Marine Inspection Office Retired in March 1981.

Classmates Spotlight

Harpursville High School Classmates

Mark Miller
Class of '79

Alumni Stories

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Harpursville High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Hornets.

School News

Peggy (Guernsey) Burford

My sister, Peggy, Class of 1953, passed away in her sleep on
January 8, 2017
in the Modesto, CA Hospital...
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